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The Value of Commitment ~ 05/03/2017

on Friday, 28 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

There once was a jockey who lost his first race and felt humiliated. But he did not give up. In fact, he lost his next 250 races before he enjoyed victory. His name? Eddie Arcaro and he became one of the most famous jockeys of his day.

Should it be faith or feelings? ~ 05/02/2017

on Thursday, 27 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

Two best friends were walking home from church. It was a time for laughing and shoulder-nudging. Tim’s Mom looked on approvingly as they enjoyed each other’s company. Suddenly, Tim caught Alex off-guard – looking in the wrong direction.

How a child spells love ~ 05/01/2017

on Thursday, 27 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

Children have a special way of spelling love. And it only includes one letter from the word, love. Children spell love: T-I-M-E! They hunger for our companionship more than any other gift we can give them.

The eye of the beholder ~ 04/30/2017

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

Michelangelo’s statue David is considered to be one of the most beautiful sculptures in the world. Many believe it is his most noteworthy accomplishment. Few know its unpromising beginning.

Refuse to be discouraged ~ 04/29/2017

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

Dr. Jonas Salk, one of the world’s foremost microbiologists, was the first person to discover and develop a vaccine against polio. It was not an easy process and took years.

Lunch box religion ~ 04/28/2017

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

In a “Peanuts” comic strip, Linus carefully listened to Lucy as she boasted about her religious zeal. She wanted him to think that she was all about witnessing to others.

You can't stay where you are ~ 04/27/2017

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

Someone once described life as an “incline.” If we are not continually going up, we will certainly slip downward. We can never stay where we are. And when we falter and fall, it is what we do that makes a difference.

How to be happy always ~ 04/26/2017

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

Long time comedian Jimmy Durante was rushing from one performance to another. He had only a few minutes to spare, but a friend asked him to “take a moment” and say a few words to a group of veterans in a hospital.

Do it right the first time! ~ 04/25/2017

on Thursday, 20 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

The class was excited to meet their new art teacher. Waiting expectantly for their first assignment, the teacher stood before the class and said, “I want each of you to draw a square, a triangle and a rectangle. And I want you to do your best.”

No enemies yet, Pastor ~ 04/24/2017

on Thursday, 20 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

Six-year-old George listened very attentively to his pastor’s sermon. As he and his father were leaving church he said, “Pastor, I heard you say that I should love my enemies.

Anyone can be a quitter ~ 04/23/2017

on Tuesday, 18 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

His lifelong ambition was to play professional football. Finally the day was scheduled for him to try out before the coaches of the San Diego Chargers. But on the day before the try out, Dale lost both of his legs and several fingers in an explosion.

The gifts of ancestors ~ 04/22/2017

on Tuesday, 18 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

It was a luncheon for art collectors in New York City. Only the affluent were invited to attend. One lady sitting next to a rabbi asked, “Did you know that one of my ancestors signed the Declaration of Independence?”

The Resurrection ~ 04/21/2017

on Tuesday, 18 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

“Lo, there was a great earthquake, for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it; his appearance was as lightening and his clothes were as white as snow.

Believe - Expect - Receive ~ 04/20/2017

on Tuesday, 18 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

The season was nearly half way over and Pete Rose was on a hitting streak. A reporter asked for an interview following a difficult loss. He said to Rose, “You need 78 hits to break Ty Cobb’s record. How many times at bat will you need to get 78 hits?”

Why do something for others? ~ 04/19/2017

on Tuesday, 18 April 2017. Posted in Seeds From the Sower

Alfred Adler is known as one of the “founding fathers” of modern psychology. He is remembered mostly for his analysis of the impact of birth order on personality and what he called his “Fourteen-Day Cure Plan.”
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